Horse riding plays a big part in the history and the culture of Argentina and the traditional life of the Argentine cowboy known as the Gaucho is still very much alive in Argentina today. With the richest horse culture in South America, there are many excellent destinations throughout Argentina that offer some of the most special and memorable horse riding trips. As Argentina holiday experts we can identify the most suitable trips to ensure your experience of horse riding in Argentina does not disappoint.
Whether you have never sat on a horse in your life or have a passion for riding, Argentina has the most diverse and beautiful landscape in South America to ride, it makes it the perfect place for a horse riding holiday to Argentina. From its rich plains of the Pampas outside Buenos Aires to the rugged Andes mountains and the extensive plateaus of Patagonia, horse riding in Argentina is a fantastic experience.
Whether you would like to do a one or five day horse riding trip or experience the culture of the gaucho at a traditional estancia, Latin Routes has something for you.
Argentina is recognised for having some of the most famous polo horses and best Polo players in the world, so it is the perfect place to either watch, learn or play Polo. Polo in Argentina is undeniably the best of the world and they have been World Champions, almost every year since 1949. It has consistently set the benchmark for the modern game of Polo today, and has produced many of the best players and Polo ponies in the world. There is not a better place to experience it for yourself!
Why not learn how to play this fascinating sport at one of the many estancias or Polo schools during your holiday to Argentina . Whether you want a day lesson or an hour lesson, we have something to help you improve your game or simply get a taste of what Polo is all about. We can organise trips to Polo schools and estancias all over Argentina, but principally in the Pampas regions of Argentina, just a short drive from Buenos Aires.
To see the game of Polo played at its best, go to a professional Argentina polo game. Latin Routes can either organise a trip with transfers and a guide to help you understand and explain the game, or advise you of what is on and where to go. Generally, Argentina Polo games are open to the public and have a great atmosphere so definitely recommended to visit. Some of the more popular National Polo games to go to are listed below. Alternatively, you can go to one of the local club games that run principally through March and April.
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